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Arrival/Dismissal Plans

 

Dear Teaticket Families,

 

I hope everyone has had a great start to the school year! Next week we are looking forward to students returning to school in person. Please make sure you check with your child’s teacher to verify which group they are in so you know which days to send them to school. This year we making some changes to our arrival and dismissal procedures.Please read below for important changes to these plans. New Staggered Arrival/Dismissal times are detailed on page 3.

 

Arrival/Dismissal Cards & Tags

  • Arrival/dismissal cards will be issued on the first day of in person learning
  • Each family will receive one student tag and 2 matching family cards for each child.
  • Cards will be numbered, this will be the student’s personal number for this year and moving forward
  • The classroom teacher will attach the student tag to the backpack on the first day of school.    
  • Please display the family card on the passenger side of your dashboard or hold it up if your child is a walker.  
  • If families need more parent/guardian cards than the two issued to them, or if a missing card/tag needs replacement, the cost will be $2.00 per card.  

 

ARRIVAL  

All families need to arrive at designated times and siblings should be dropped off at their oldest sibling’s arrival time. Please refer to the new staggered arrival times at the end of this letter. 

 

Walkers

  • Once on school grounds, families will be directed as to where to say goodbye to their children.  
  • Staff will assist students to their designated area on the Teaticket campus. 

Parent Drop off - Parents are no longer able to park and exit the vehicle

 

  • Please place the Arrival/Dismissal Card on your dashboard

 

  • Pull into the side lot and pull forward to the last cone, do not park or exit your vehicle 
  • Please encourage your child to open the car door and unbuckle their seatbelt. Staff can not safely open car doors or unbuckle booster seats. 
  • Children should be seated on the passenger side of the vehicle so they can independently get out of the car and get onto the sidewalk safely.
  • Staff members will assist children from a distance

Bus Drop off

  • Bus passes have been issued.
  • Students riding the bus will need the FPS issued bus pass, please make sure this is visible on your child’s backpack.
  • Students are not allowed to ride on a bus other than the one for which they have a pass. 
  • If you would like to apply for a pass please contact the Director Of Transportation, Greg Kennedy at (508)-548-0151 ext 176 after 10/13/20.

 

DISMISSAL

All families need to arrive at designated times. If you have multiple children, please arrive at the time designated for your first child to be dismissed. Siblings will be dismissed together. Please refer to the new staggered dismissal times at the end of this letter. 

 

Walkers

  • Parents of walkers should wait on the lawn to the left of the parking lot.
  • A staff member will escort students to their families
  • Parents/Guardians will need to hold the dismissal card with their child(ren)’s number on it.
  • Once the child/guardians numbers are matched they may leave the campus. 

Parent Pickup

 

  • Please place the Teaticket Tiger Arrival/Dismissal Card on your dashboard

 

  • Pull into the side lot and pull forward to the last cone, do not park or exit your vehicle
  • Based upon your dismissal number, a staff member will identify your child(ren) and arrange for them to come over to your car.
  • Please be patient
  • Once your child(ren) is safely in your car please follow the car line out of the parking lot

Bus

  • Bus passes have been issued.
  • Students riding the bus will need the FPS issued bus pass, please make sure this is visible on your child’s backpack.
  • Students are not allowed to ride on a bus other than the one for which they have a pass. 
  • If you would like to apply for a pass please contact the Director Of Transportation, Greg Kennedy at (508)-548-0151 ext 176 after 10/13/20.   

 

Once the cards have been distributed, if a parent does not have their dismissal card, a staff member will have to call into the office to confirm the dismissal plan. 

 

Unless it is an emergency, please don’t make changes to your child’s dismissal after 3:00 pm as per the student handbook.  If it is an emergency, please call the school and you will be referred to the school administration for assistance.

 

We will not be allowed to have visitors in the school this year so if your child is tardy or needs to be dismissed early, please ring the buzzer at the front door so a staff member can help you. 

 

The Teaticket  staff is making every effort to ensure that all students are dismissed in a safe manner.  We thank you for your assistance and patience with these new procedures.

Staggered HALF DAY Arrival & Dismissal Schedule 

Staggered Arrival:

  • Bus riders arrive at 8:50am-9:05am. 
  • Grades 3 & 4 walkers/car riders arrive 8:50am-9:05am.
  • Grades 1 & 2 walkers/car riders arrive 9:05am-9:15am.
  • A.M. PreK and Kindergarten walkers/car riders 9:15am-9:30am.
  • Younger siblings will be dropped off with the older child. 

Staggered Dismissal:

  • Pre-K walkers/parent pick up 12:00pm-12:10pm.
  • Kindergarten walkers/parent pick up 12:10pm-12:20pm.
  • Grades 3 & 4 walkers/parent pick up 12:20pm-12:30pm.
  • Grade 1 & 2 walkers/parent pick up from 12:30pm-12:40pm.
  • Buses riders  dismissed at 12:40pm.

 

Staggered FULL DAY Arrival & Dismissal Times

This full day schedule will begin on October 13, 2020 and will continue until further notice.

Staggered Arrival: 

  • Buses riders arrive at 8:50am-9:05am
  • Grades 3 & 4 walkers/car riders also arrive from 8:50am-9:05am
  • Grades 1 & 2 walkers/car riders arrive from 9:05am-9:15am
  • PreK and Kindergarten walkers/car riders arrive from 9:15am-9:30am
  • Younger siblings will be dropped off with the older child. 

Staggered Dismissal:

  • Afternoon walkers/parent Pre-K pick up 2:50pm-3:00pm
  • Kindergarten walkers/parent pick up 3:00pm-3:10pm
  • Grades 3 & 4 walkers/parent pick up 3:10pm-3:20pm
  • Grades 1 & 2 walkers/parent pick up 3:20pm-3:30pm
  • Buses riders are dismissed at 3:30pm 

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this letter and for following these new procedures. If you have any questions at all about the new procedures or what the schedule is for next week please call the office at 508-548-1550. 

 

Sincerely,

Sandy Kapsambelis

Principal